The Hound notes that one of the country’s poorest financially performing state-owned enterprises – the Government farming entity Landcorp (or…
THE NATIONAL Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) is seeking public consultation on proposed changes to the Animal Welfare (Dairy Cattle) Code of Welfare 2010.
KILLING bobby calves with hammer blows to their heads should send shivers down the spine of every Kiwi dairy farmer.
The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) says it is addressing concerns about the long-term housing of dairy cattle.
Breaking tails is absolutely unacceptable and has no place in the New Zealand dairy industry, says Federated Farmers, DairyNZ and the New Zealand Veterinary Association following yesterday's conviction of a dairy herd manager in Ashburton.
Primary Industries Minister David Carter has praised the primary industry chief executives' animal welfare forum for its contribution to livestock welfare.
Massey University's Professor of Animal Welfare Science, David Mellor has just presented a paper to an international conference on laboratory animal science. Nothing unusual you might say, except that in this case Mellor and all the other participants were based at home or at work and not at the conference venue because this was a 'virtual conference'.